Requested to Combat Conor McGregor
… As UFC 223 Substitute
four/2/2018 2:27 PM PDT
“My first choice when Tony’s out, I inform, ‘Hello, the place’s Conor? I want Conor. He is champ. Convey this man.'”
“When UFC name [Conor], he say, ‘Oh, I’m really not in a position,'” Khabib tells TMZ Sports activities.
For the report, Dana White says he did not need to rush Conor right into a short-notice struggle as a result of he desires extra time to advertise a McGregor scrap. Plus, weight will have been a subject.
As an alternative, UFC booked Holloway — and Khabib says he is 100% assured he will wreck the Hawaiian simply.
In truth, Khabib says he is already serious about his subsequent opponent … and it ain’t Conor — it is some other UFC legend.
“After this struggle, I am gonna ask UFC — ‘Hello, Madison Sq. Lawn, me vs. Georges St. Pierre. November. 155 (kilos).”
Khabib had a an identical message for Ferguson … and in addition had some phrases for Max — who he says is risking his long-term well being by way of combating him.